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Mister Pip

Author: Lloyd Jones
Publisher: New York : Dial Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On a copper-rich tropical island shattered by war, on which survival is a daily struggle, eccentric Mr. Watts, the only white man left after the other teachers flee, spends his day reading to the local children from Charles Dickens's classic Great Expectations.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Bildungsromans
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lloyd Jones
ISBN: 9780385341066 0385341067 9780385341073 0385341075
OCLC Number: 82287381
Notes: "First published by The Text Publishing Company, Australia, 2006"--Title page verso.
Awards: Man Booker Prize for Fiction Shortlist, 2007.
Description: 256 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Lloyd Jones.
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On a copper-rich tropical island shattered by war, on which survival is a daily struggle, eccentric Mr. Watts, the only white man left after the other teachers flee, spends his day reading to the local children from Charles Dickens's classic Great Expectations.

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